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Salesforce – Acquires Tableau, accelerates analytics as it plays a Customer 360 game

Salesforce announced on Monday, June 10th (US time) the acquisition of data visualisation leader Tableau for US$15.7B. Some jaws dropped at the purchased and the price and some at the purchaser. It was inevitable that Tableau would be acquired, Oracle, … Continue reading

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capioIT Identifies Leadership in the Global Salesforce Services and Solutions Market

  Salesforce continues to be a global market changer. It effectively created the SaaS market, killed the legacy monolith of Siebel, and created one of the strongest and most loyal communities in the enterprise technology ecosystem. This is best represented … Continue reading

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IBM acquires Truven Health Analytics – From old school IT to disruptive outlier

 The old IBM was arguably the most conservative technology firm one could imagine. You cannot say that in 2016. It has left the legacy firms and has self-styled as a cognitive computing and cloud company. The most recent acquisition of … Continue reading

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Will Salesforce, AWS and Oracle product expansion dent the glow of Tableau and friends?

Analytics provider Tableau has had a remarkable couple of years. Qlik, TIbco Spotfire and other peers have also experienced success as the growth and democratization of analytics increases. They have helped to bring Analytics into a larger, more user friendly … Continue reading

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Why is GIS still stuck in the 1990’s

When I was doing my undergraduate degree and started working as a (Geographic Information Systems) GIS professional over 20 years ago GIS was considered cutting edge across a range of industries from retail, to environmental management and defence. It drove … Continue reading

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To survive IT services vendors must develop a multi-brand strategy

No-one will argue that the level of disruption for technology buyers and sellers is at an all time high. Everything is up for the disruption and will be for the foreseeable term in business time-frames. Therefore every option to win … Continue reading

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Digital Disruptors hustle, innovate and execute leaving legacy IT behind

Hustle is a word that means a range of intentions in different countries. But the core theme of moving quickly and getting it done (sometimes “it” may be ambiguous or up to generous interpretation) is central to how capioIT views … Continue reading

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